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CSPAN
Jan 12, 2013 6:00am EST
will grow, there will be more elections. there will be more institutional reform. there will be a better government but afghanistan will continue to face problems, there may be violence and there might be other challenges as we move forward but the speed of progress will move and will not stop. will afghanistan remember the united states as a country that helped or a country that did not help? definitely afghanistan will remember the united states as a country that helped. definitely afghanistan will remember that it was the u.s. assistance that brought so much to afghanistan. who will forget the less pleasant aspect ours relationship and we will move forward in the gratitude of the help that the united states has provided to afghanistan and also our other neighbors. but from today as we move forward will this relationship be a emotional as it was at time as you have heard in the past many years? will this relationship billion more mature? this relationship has already grown mature. we recognize the united states interest and afghanistan and the region and the united states recognizes th
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
on an open door here. >> yeah. >> and it is legacy material. he won re-election on one of only eight presidents to win two terms by 51% of the popular vote. what does he use that mandate for? also -- >> that's your question. when are you going to do what you got there to do? stop worry being getting there again. >> the presidents don't always just follow public opinion, they have to shape public opinion. >> can i ask you -- okay. i'm a suburbanite city mouse. i generally have lived in suburban areaings, but i don't know why you need a gun show. i mean, if you want to buy a gun, you go to a dealer. why do you have to have a show? why does it have to be a big hotel opens its doors to a bunch of gun salesmen and people -- >> well -- >> why do you have to have a gun show? >> far be it from me to comment in depth on gun culture but i do think it's fun. gun shows are fun. it's like auto shows. >> you walk out with -- >> if you have the universal background check that the governor is talking about, then fine. the problem with gun shows is they're used as a huge loophole to sell a lot of unr
LINKTV
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
this amounts to is an offensive ahead of the talks. he is expected on friday. i asked him. he has had elections that were criticized for being flogged, so one -- being flawed, so why not have free and fair elections to solve the problem. >> it is alive. the elections took place for international observers. >> rebels want him to stand down. they have already accused him of peddling propaganda about the cause. this is not a man -- this is a man who says he wants peace. >> rebels in the democratic republic of condo have declared a unilateral ceasefire. they made the announcement ahead of a second round of peace talks. they pulled out again in december after a nine-month rebellion. rebels said they will honor the cease-fire even if the government will not. india is promising to respond to the killing of two soldiers in the kashmir region. they say they were killed by troops who crossed over into indian territory. francois hollande has denied the accusations. >> according to the indian army, the group of soldiers took good vantage to cross what is called the line of control that separates india and
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm EST
is stephanie schriock. she is the president of emily's list. guest: this election was a mandate for women's leadership across the country. an historic number of women were sworn in it to congress last week. this election was also about women voters and women's issues, some of which i would prefer not having a debate about. we will see more and more women stepping up to run. host: 20 senators, 81 representatives in 2013. what issues to the brink when it comes to women's issues? guest: we have never had 20 women in the u.s. senate. it is a great benchmark to hit. i would like to see it at 50. we're adding diversity to the debate. we will end up with policies that are best for our committees. these women are bringing different perspectives on all sorts of issues including economics, education, the environment. i think you'll see a lot of different thoughts and ideas on how to get things done and how to find compromise. host: how does a play out with women in leadership roles? guest: we have a new number of women serving on committees and shares. barbara mikulski is the first women's chair of
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 10:00am PST
. >> this is one that has taken a back burner. we are not that far removed from the election. the election was about by and large nothing more than the economy and which side could do it better. as a result almost every other issue gets pushed to the side, but we have, you know -- there are realtime tables in place in afghanistan about what we have pledged to do, what we will do. you talk about chuck hagel. what chuck hagel's role in all of that, if et wants to be secretary of defense. it's a complicated issue, and it's more complicated politically, andrea, simply because the american public -- this happened in iraq. it's clearly happening in afghanistan. the american public has tired of our involvement in these conflicts. this is not something new. this is something that has been long and coming. if you look at the history in polling at least of when that happens, public opinion almost never sort of sways back up to all of a sudden be supportive and think this was a battle worth fighting and those sorts of things. it's dangerous ground for any politician because of that. >> we are seeing
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
of the seven u.s. presidents re-elected since world war ii have been less popular in the second terms. so can the president use early momentum to push the policy agenda? let's spin. guys, i have been saying for a while now i think that his second term he's going the see a lot more pushback from the friends on the left than his foes on the right. for one, he's been re-elected. i think the gop has generally resigned themselves to the fact that they're going to be four more years to obama and they have a little less incentive to hang him for every misstep he has but democrats are incentives to watch him more carefully. one, payment, you know, a number of groups, unions for one, invested heavily in barack obama's re-election and i'm sure they want some roi now. two, accountability on the promises the president made in the first term, promises on gay marriage, promises on immigration, maybe promises on guns now. and third, this idea of a liberal legacy. think i that a number of folks on the left were willing to forego or ignore some of the issues in his first term that now they're looking at. the
PBS
Jan 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >> woodruff: karzai has been dogged by charges of fraud since his re-election, part of larger concerns about corruption in his government. he acknowledged the concerns today, and said he hopes for a proper election to name his successor. >> brown: we pick up on today's meeting with two men with extensive experience in managing u.s.-afghan relations. said jawad was afghanistan's ambassador to washington from 2003 to 2010. before that, he was president karzai's chief of staff. and peter tomsen was a career diplomat who served as special envoy on afghanistan during the george h.w. bush administration. he's the author of "the wars of afghanistan." peter tomsen, let's start with you. what jumps out at you. help us decode what was in that meeting, what was most pournt. >> is think what jumped out at me mostly was the acceleration in the transition. which i think is good. that american troops are going to be leaving at a faster clip. and also on the function side, so to speak that the role of american troops in combat as was mentioned in the clip is going to be phased out. also, what president karz
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 2:00pm EST
that much of this is de influence of foreigners? will you stand down for elections next year? >> i want us to remember why we went to afghanistan. we went into afghanistan because thousand americans were viciously murdered by a terrorist organization that was operating openly and at the invitation of those who were then ruling afghanistan. it was absolutely the right thing for us to go after that organization, to go after the host government that had aided and abetted or at least allowed for these attacks to take place, and because of the core with worked of our men and women in uniform and because of the corporation and the sacrifices of afghans who had also been brutalized by the then host government, we achieved our central goal, which is -- or have come very close to achieving the central goal -- which is to decapaticate al qaeda. everything we have done over the last 10 years, from the perspective of the u.s. national security interests have been focused on that came. and at the end of this conflict, we are going to be able to say that the sacrifices that were made by those men and wo
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 11:00am PST
and are you completely committed to stepping down as president after the elections next year? >> i want us to remember why we went to afghanistan. we went in to afghanistan because 3,000 americans were viciously murdered by a terrorist organization that was operating openly and at the invitation of those who were then ruling afghanistan. it was absolutely the right thing to do for us to go after that organization, to go after the host government that had aided and abetted or at least allowed for these attacks to take place. and because of the heroic work of our men and women in uniform, and because of the cooperation and sacrifices of afghans who had also been brutalized by that then host government, we achieved our central goal, which is or have come very close to achieving our central goal which is to deca pass tate al qaeda and dismantle them. everything that we have done over the last ten years, from the perspective of the u.s. national security interests have been focused on that aim. and, you know, at the end of this conflict, we are going to be able to say that the sacrifices that w
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 1:00am EST
, it is an aggressive agenda. it is a lot of work. but they elect us to lead, my friends. we will. they elect us to perform and we will. we have proven that we can lead. we have proven that we can perform. we know that with these challenges at hand that is exactly what we must now do. we have daunting challenges. no doubt. but these challenges also pose exciting opportunities. yes, it is hard to reform education. i know the politics of it. i know the problems, i know the issues. but, can you imagine how smart this state would be when we actually educate all our children to the best of the god given potential. when every black child and every white child and every urban child is educated to their full potential. i know helping the economy is hard. i know it has been decades of decline. can you imagine how successful our economy is going to be when that upstate economic engine is running at full speed and all of our cities are at full gain. i know women is have been treated unfairly for a long time. i know it is cultural. i know it is historic. i know it is difficult. can you imagine what this soc
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 11:00am PST
after the elections next year? >> i want us to remember why we went to afghanistan. we went into afghanistan because 3,000 americans were viciously murdered by a terrorist organization that was operating openly and at the invitation of those who were then ruling afghanistan. it was absolutely the right thing to do for us to go after that organization, to go after the host government that had aided and abetted or at least allowed for these attacks to take place. and because of the heroic work of our men and women in uniform, and because of the cooperation and sacrifices of afghans who had also been brutalized by that then host government. we achieved our central goal, which is -- or have come very close to achieving our stroll go central goal, which is to decapacitate al qaeda. to dismantle them. to make sure they can't attack us again. and everything that we have done over the last ten years, from the perspective of the u.s. national security interests, have been focused on that aim. and, you know, at the end of this conflict, we are going to be able to say that the sacrific
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
gratitude. let's give him another round of applause. [applause] to the elected and legislative leaders who have been introduced once before, it's a pleasure to be with you. attorney general, thank you for being here. co-leaders senators, pleasure to be with you, assembly speaker, snot minority leader -- senate minority leader. assembly minority leader, i want to thank them for their leadership because last year and the year before were extraordinary years for this state. and the legislative accomplishments really turned this state around and they were difficult and challenging because it went to the real heart of the issues. but they did it. at this time i would ask the assembly and senate to stand so you can be recognized for your great work. stand please. [applause] members of the court, welcome to all of you, we thank you. [applause] >> as you heard earlier and i hope as you can tell the capitol looks a little bit different than it did over the past few years. the renovation has been complete. the renovation was accelerated and extended. it's complete. the building has been refurbished,
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 9:00am EST
in a vacuum. as washington's elected officials and opinion leaders search for common ground on fax policy, fiscal policy, and regulatory regimes, we need to focus on solutions that will support our ability to provide for secure american energy future. there is room for agreement. we welcome president obama's campaign promises to support oil and natural gas development as part of a truly all of the above energy strategy. we can offer solutions to some of the most pressing issues that will impact our economic future tax reform, infrastructure improvement leasing and permitting on federal land, and regulations that don't add unnecessary layers of compliance burden on top of the existing. and ensuring regulations will comprise our ability to grow the economy and create jobs to domestic energy. and there's plenty of work to be done as we all know. our economy has struggled to recover. millions of americans are still out of work, and millions have stopped looking for work all together. agree geopolitical tear -- many americans wonder if washington can work in a bipartisan manner to solve the mo
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 10:30pm EST
rockefeller announced he will not seek reelection when his term ends in 2014. he is first elected to the senate in 1984. he served as the governor of west virginia from 1977 until 1985. this is about 20 minutes. >> thank you, sharon. so incredibly much. a perfect life, by far the most popular rockefeller and west virginia. -- wife, by far, the most popular rockefeller in west virginia. i will get right to them. i have decided not to run again at the conclusion of this term. not now, but in 2014. i hope each of you can understand that this is an entirely personal decision. it is not a political decision and it is not easy. it is simply this. as i approached 50 years of nonstop public service, precluding time with the children and sharon. i consider the ways for travel in life. there are many other ways, and i know deep within me that in 2014, it is the right time for me to recalibrate and find a new balance. i came as an untrained social worker back in 1964. i actually begun my public service for years before that, working for the peace corps and the department of state. frankly, i
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am EST
, long ways to go. wasunited states of america 77th in the world in the percentage of elected women to office. we cannot as an organization take on the whole problem. we believe that we need more women. our piece of the port -- of the puzzle is to elect pro- choice democratic women. the democratic party is for the most part pro-choice. the vast majority of the women we work with our approach was anyway. -- our pro choice anyway. as the organization, when we started women were not running. part of what we do is not so much to choose them and make it happen, but we encourage women to step up and take this on. we need a lot more of that. we do not have enough women running for office in this country. host: why not the republican party? guest: it is not something that women think of doing right away. there is a study done by rutgers a couple of years ago that asks the question of all of these legislatures, women and men. how many times did you need to out -- be asked before you ran? the women had to be asked seven times before they would say yes. and of the men cannot they did not reall
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 8:00pm EST
congratulations to the newly elected leadership of the democratic and republican caucuses in each chamber, and especially to speaker sharkey and majority leader aresimowicz as they take on their new roles. congratulations as well to the new members of the general assembly who were sworn in earlier today. i look forward to working with you in the months and years ahead. as we gather in this historic chamber, let us always keep in our thoughts the brave men and women of the great state of connecticut serving in our armed forces around the globe. we thank them and our veterans for their service and sacrifice, and we pray for their continued safety. i'd like to recognize my wonderful wife cathy and my sons daniel and sam who join us today. as i know is true for so many of you, i could not do my job without the tremendous love and support of my family. finally, we are joined by two of newtown's finest leaders -- first selectwoman pat llodra and school superintendent dr. janet robinson. it's an honor to have you with us today. [applause] tested by unimaginable tragedy, your compassion and leade
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
elected representatives although i consider myself neither a republican or democrat i look forward to working closely on both sides of the aisle. most importantly, my wife cathy to my children kyle, to my parents in new jersey, a shout out. owen who is 92. i can not be where i am today without their love, patience, understanding, and support. there's no way i can ever repay them except to say i will need it for a little bit longer. i am deeply grateful for this opportunity. it will be bittersweet to leave all of my close colleagues and friends here at the white house and that the national security staff but come to work with in respect so deeply. if confirmed by the senate i will consider it to be an honor of my life. >> these are four outstanding individuals. we are grateful to all of them. i want in particular to think mike morrell and leon panetta for their extraordinary service. i just want to repeat i hope the senate will act on these confirmations promptly. when it comes to security we do not bite to leave a lot of gaps between the time one set of leaders transitions out of a
PBS
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
out of iraq and came on the joint staff the summer of 2008, it was getting worse. we had elections coming in the united states and then they had elections in afghanistan. my predecessor in afghanistan general mckernen asked for some troops in 2008. it was decided not to act on that request on the last months of president bush's administration and there was some ongoing assessments. when president obama assumed office with his team in january of 2009, in fact that request was tabled in front of him. and now we have a new administration who has been in the campaign rhetoric supportive of the war in afghanistan. they're faced with a larger quest for troops, faster than they might have liked to be comfortable and time to die just that. they're also hit with a financial crises when it first took over. and so the first response i think is to say well give us time to assess this. but instead, the military department of defense appropriately says we've got afghan elections approaching in the summer and if these forces are going to van impact to help widen security, they have to be approved
LINKTV
Jan 14, 2013 2:00pm PST
topic in the national elections that are taking place letter -- later this year. >> they have been meeting and they and build that plant, which even some inside the party say will not raise -- been meeting and they unveiled that plan, which even some inside the party say will not raise support. >> the social democrat challenger for chancellor says this must stop. >> if the vast majority of german taxpayers feel as if they are the stupid ones for being honest about paying taxes, it begs the question how just is the system in this country. >> the social democrats are calling for a number of measures, including rescinding the licenses of banks accused of systematically helping tax dodgers. they want to create a central authority to investigate tax fraud and harmonize procedures across the federal states. they also want to extend the statute of limitations on tax crimes. they want to improve coordination in europe when it comes to issues like exchanging information. angela merkel's christian democrats have criticized the proposals saying they won't work, and accusing the other party of
KICU
Jan 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
. >> julie, we're in san francisco china town where there was a victory party tonight for a newly elected supervisor who was part of a historic change tomorrow. chinese new year is more than a month away but members of the asian community in san francisco say it's not too early to celebrate. >> i really appreciate it. it means a lot. it means a lot to everybody here. >> reporter: former school member yee a chinese american will be sworn in as a member of the board of supervisors tomorrow. bringing the total number of asian americans on the board to a record five out of 11 seats. and another record, four of the five will be chinese american. >> i think it's about time and i think it's good, it's great to have this representation. >> reporter: this historic change will reflect the population of san francisco. asians make up about 1/3 of the city's population. >> they will look at some of these other issues. >> reporter: ross says more asians on the board will mean legislations that's more favorable to small businesses, many who are asians. >> chinese candidates really target the chinese com
LINKTV
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
say he does want to upset elections later this year. >> he is only 12 years old, but that is old enough to be immersed in politics in pakistan. >> the government is wrong. they have made our life helle. >> some have thrown their support behind a canadian- pakistani crcleric. his message resonates with people fed up with the breakdown of law and order and an increase of corruption and inflation. many are so angry that even mothers with no relation to the clerics s say they are ready to sacrifice their children. >> i told my children not to be afraid of bullets. take the bullet in your chest. we want change and revolution. our society will not move forward until we become selfless. >> so far he has refused to negotiate with the government, saying all talks will be held in the capital. it is, that has turned into a bunker. security forces have blocked roads. protesters say nothing will stop them and even have a crane to remove blockage from their way. >> they blocked roads with containers, they close roads -- we will walk their. >> his support is far from universal. in fact, there a
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am PST
that president car are sooi stole the last election. just have a listen. >> correctly seen as illegitimate as many afghans and by people around the world. he runs a corrupt regime. his vice president according to these documents had $53 million in cash going to dubai. there is no legitimate explanation for the vice president of a country running off with $53 million. another of these documents appointments out that his half brother is involved in the drug trade. and then there are of course the accounts of karzai himself as being emotional, unstable, suggestions that he uses drugs. >> a lot of allegations there, but i think to the point is whether president karzai can be trusted in a way to run his own country or is he the only game in town, and regardless of troop numbers, there will be billions of dollars needed to run the army that is now being built up by the u.s. and nato. >> that's right. at the nato conference, they pledged to at least ten years of providing beginning $4.1 billion a year, $2.5 billion of that coming from the u.s. but i think it's important for us to recognize as we
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
, the israelis, they are in the middle of an election season so there is that. but they are constructing or netanyahu says they are going to construct a fence along the syrian border. >> yeah, remember israel has a northeastern border with syria. along the area known as the go alan heights. prime minister netanyahu says he is very concerned about the number of radical islamists said to be fighting in syria and chances for them obviously to infiltrate israeli territory from that northeastern border. he says they will build a fence. turkey, of course, north of syria, also has great concerns about violent spillover. patriot missiles given to the turks by nato are beginning to arrive there along with troops and other equipment from other nato countries and the united states. so, great concerns still, shep, among all the countries in the region that this could become a regional conflict. >> concerns all over the place. jonathan hunt, thank you. the pakistani man accused to bomb the new york subway system made a court appearance in brooklyn. british officials extradited this guy a 26-year-old
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
fundamental reforms are possible but the president made this a defining issue in the election, that he was going to pass preserver medicare -- it was unrealistic to expect this would be front and center during the fiscal cliff negotiations. >> the president says he does not favor changing medicare but on the other hand, he says he favors increasing use of managed care. does that go to the same place from a different direction? -- from a different name? >> as you know, i have a certain track record with premium support which is actually a label that can of an article that henry aaron and i wrote in 1995. it was a very different approach, not moderately different, from what congressman ryan has pursued. i have a lot of sympathy for moving in that direction in a sensible kind of way and we already have the medicare advantage component of medicare. we are about -- about 1/4 of beneficiaries to to get their benefits through a plan offered by some private entity that agrees to take a risk-adjusted payment to cover medicare desk type benefits for people who enroll in it. motta fighting that p
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 8:00pm EST
of the president, when to press him or when to back off and tell a joke. after he won the election wendell willkie who he beat was in his office comp then they remained friends. wilkie said to the president, cut why do you keep that man so close to you? batman being hopkins. wilkie did not like hopkins and roosevelroosevel t said you know, hume may be in this office some day and you'll understand. he asks for nothing except to serve me. today defense secretary leon panetta said his department is preparing for budget cuts if congress doesn't act on the sequester. automatic spending cuts that would remove $500 billion from the defense budget. secretary panetta was joined by joint chiefs of staff chairman martin dempsey at this 45 minute pentagon briefing. >> earlier today, i was pleased to welcome president karzai to the pentagon, along with his delegation from afghanistan. including minister of defense mohammad. i had long, i think it was an hour-long, one-on-one meeting with president karzai at. we have the opportunity to discuss the ongoing transition to afghan security lead as well as the commit
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> and it was an election year. >> wow! let's move on and hope that some of the panel has seen some of these next movies. best motion picture comedy or musical. savannah, jason and michelle all say "les mis" maybe the favorite. tamron, you and i like "silver linings playbook." >> i like the movie because i like the cast. again, i haven't seen the movie. but the reviews are incredible. >> yes, savannah? >> why are you hiding your talent for french by calling it "les mis"? >> no, i don't like to. >> please. >> on monday you talked about girard depardieu. >> are you talking about "les miserables." >> there it is. >> 60% of the viewers think it will be "les miserables." >> in full disclosure, i did not like this movie at all. >> either she didn't see it or didn't like it? >> no, it was three hours long. it's all singing instead of speaking. a person that gives out awards is in love with this kind of movie and i get that. >> you have to have an incredible cast. anne hathaway, hugh jackman, russell crowe, they nailed it. i think the viewers agree. >> russell crowe did -- he was in that movie. not all great si
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 8:30am EST
when we have so much trouble at home? and that debate will rage now between now and the next elections and, particularly, the next presidential elections. >> minister mackay, your nation has been such a loyal ally to the united states, following us into afghanistan. your country was involved to a lesser extent, certainly, in iraq. but considering the outcome in these two places, how would you say your nation's point of view has changed, if it has, on the responsibilities of we democracies to take actions like that? >> well, i'll come directly to that, but i want to play off something that senator mccain said. that in considering interventions, military contributions, foreign aid, there's no question that the very stormy economic situation that we've all come through, the pa jillty of the economy -- fragility of the economy still directly influences a government's thought process. it certainly is a determining factor as to what and if a country will contribute to an intervention. >> cutbacks to the british -- >> 25%. i mean, they're tying up ships, there's soldiers in the field getting
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 9:35pm EST
of the obama administration, president obama was elected, there were doubts about his national security experience. it was quite natural for him to pick then senator clinton to be secretary of state and keep bob gates on as secretary of defense. i think he thinks in the second term, he is not running for reelection. he has had experience, so he is much more inclined to pick somebody who is comfortable with, which is senator chuck hagel and senator john kerry. they got along in the senate, so presumably there will get along in the administration. i would add that i do think that one has to ask why, for example, the president is willing to make a flight out of the nomination? i do think the fundamental reason is that secretary chuck hagel --senator chuck hagel would agree, i think both he and the president are in lock step. one of the things that should be done in the hearings for the nomination is the did more about where this administration is going when it thinks about american power and leadership. it is finding good to talk about the limits of power. everybody's to understand. then i
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 8:30pm EST
the korean peninsula. it was unpopular. truman couldn't run for re-election because of it. we took a vacation. we had nuclear weapons supposedly make up for it and we had vietnam and we took another vacation. i think we got it right after the cold war. we're in to a different era. more than any ones i remember, the economic impacts of spending are a national security problem i would agree with that and agree with people who say we can't continue to lead unless we fix our economy. i think it's wrong to say we'll fix our economy by reducing the defense spending. with e can't fix our economy unless we tackle the entitlement issue. before long the entitlements would eat up put us in a terrible deficit problem. so if we have to leave, which i think we do, if we have to be able to afford to leave. which i think we must. i think we have to fix our economy. it's bigger problem than the defense budget. >> mark, do you want to -- make -- mike do you want to weigh? >> no, i'm ready to hear from the crowd, myself. right there. please wait for the mic and stand and introduce yourself. [inaudible] just men
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 7:00am EST
generations. -- no longer exist for future generations. >> the republican response, the newly elected member of the 113 congress. some of you are already weighing in on our face of page -- facebook page. -- from our twitter page, there is this from jim -- it is not the second amendment, it is the 14th amendment. democrats urging obama to bypass the republicans on the debt. one option for congressional democrats would involve the president invoking the 14th amendment of the constitution to declare congressional action unnecessary for raising the limit. let's read you just a portion of what the amendment states. " the validity of the public debt of the united states, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion, shall not be questioned." that is part of what this debate is all about. let's go to teresa, joining us from north las vegas nevada. the democrat line. caller: good morning. i wanted to call in support of the president and democrats. i am a progressive and in independent thinker. i do not think yo
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
the business that the people elected them to do. >> on that point, some in the house republican conference suggested an incremental approach -- two months, three months, short durations to extend the debt limit. is that something the white house, since it is not going to negotiate, comfortable with? >> again, i'm not going to get into specifics, but the idea that we should play this game every month? you think that's -- this is the united states of america, right? the idea that we would send the message around the world and around the country that we're going to have a debate about whether we should default every month or every two months, i think that would be extremely harmful to the economy, extremely harmful to the middle class in this country. so as we said in the past, that's -- you're trying to negotiate with me and i won't do that. that sounds like a terrible the whole principle here, major, is that he will not negotiate. so you're -- and i won't either over the debt ceiling. congress -- >> im just asking about ideas that are being discussed. >> well, right, but thats a negotiating
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2013 11:00am PST
, despite the support that the president has gotten for his elections from women, that's a charge that's often been levied against him. you see the white house, you see a woman in the photo and all you can see is her leg. you can hardly see it, behind the guy next to jay carney is valerie jaret. it's like big foot. >> where's waldo. >> it would be great to see where the president moves forward. lynn and molly, very quickly, with just seconds left, do you think the pressure is on to find the right women that deserve these roles? >> absolutely. and you know they paid attention because with "the new york times," they put out, valerie jaret is there right in the middle flanked by other women advisers. advisers, by the way, not the same rank as cabinet members. >> molly, your take? >> i agree with lynn. some of the early names we've heard to replace hilda solis have all been women, signifying that the administration knows that's the direction they need to go with women not just in the room, but visible. >> jennifer granholm. >> yeah. who is looking for a job, right? >> available. >> ladies,
FOX Business
Jan 11, 2013 1:00pm EST
in the election process. ashley: hoping to garner favor. tracy: there are all these gala affairs. when president bush inaugurated they tallied how many minutes laura danced at them, 8 minutes, 54 seconds at 10 different affairs. >> she will beat that in one dance. ashley: who does that? tracy: we in the media. ashley: oh god. tracy: all right. i'm looking for at least 10 minutes out of you. it's quarter after. as we do every 15 minutes we check the markets. lauren simonetti on the floor of the new york stock exchange. looking at some retailers. >> yes, two retailers. one putting in a good day, one putting in a bad day but for the past year both of these stocks are down dramatically. do jcpenney first. look at that, selling off by nearly 4%. it was doing better than earlier. ubs downgrading the stock. concerned about its cash flow. concerned about its turnaround strategy and for the past 52 weeks, jcpenney down 44%. i want to show you the big winner, best buy. volume here is tremendous. more than two times the average daily volume. this could be a bullish signal we're starting to like best buy ag
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2013 9:00am EST
earlier the elective hospitals' services that have been foregone, we believe. to what extent will those come back when people have coverage? will there be pent-up demand? also as incomes accelerate, hopefully in the not distant future, there will be greater demand for health care as we've traditionally seen. all those reasons would suggest faster growth in the future. on the other hand, and then i'll say one more point and stop about the future, um, there's a growing amount of evidence that health care providers are getting it, getting that the future can't b be the same way as the past. that the future will have to involve greater efforts for efficiency than traditionally have been done. i personally don't think we've seen much in the way of results of that yet. there's some notable good examples out there, some stellar providers, but there are many more who are starting to understand that and starting to do something about it. so that would tend to help offset to the extent it's effective this pent-up demand and the increase in income and those effects. so the projections team is goin
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